(From left) Joan Linthicum and Ashby Ponds Custom Interiors Coordinator Susan Mendoza. “I don’t know what I’d do without her,” says Joan, who moved to Erickson Living community in Loudon County, Va., last summer.

This year, Ashby Ponds will welcome more than a hundred new community members with the opening of its Birch Point and Cypress Ridge residence buildings.

Ashby Ponds Sales Counselor Melissa Bates.

This September, Ashby Ponds celebrated its nine-year anniversary. Since opening day, the sought-after Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va., continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. 

Fresh grown produce including okra, string beans, jalapeño peppers and sweet potatoes on top of a kitchen counter.

According to the U.S. Census, the population growth in Loudoun County hovers above 3% or an average of 950 new residents a month. Yet despite the continued growth, the number of food-insecure people in the county has decreased by 14% over the last two years, according to Feeding America statistics.

Ashby Ponds student employees, shown here wearing tie-dyed t-shirts, held several community events to raise money for the Scholars’ Fund campaign. This student-run car wash was a big hit.

This fall, 25 high school employees at Ashby Ponds will begin the pursuit of higher education thanks to the generosity of the community members they serve.

Photo of new Birch Point residence building nearing construction completion.

This past July, Ashby Ponds celebrated the opening of its tenth residence building, Cherry Blossom Square.

Screenshot of the home page for Ashby Ponds on Facebook.

In a world of dominating social media presence, Ashby Ponds, an Erickson Living community in Ashburn, Va., is turning to Facebook as a new way of providing detailed information on the daily changes taking place on campus.

Some of the more than 125 members of the Ashby Ponds 100 Milestone Club proudly show off their t-shirts—a reward for completing 100 workouts.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that 30 minutes of moderate physical activity, performed on a regular basis, can slow the loss of muscle mass, strengthen bones, and reduce joint and muscle pain.

High school student Yousuf Barekzay working one-on-one with a community member.

Recently, students from Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Va., created and led a series of classes on social media applications for community members at Ashby Ponds, a nearby Erickson Living community.  The series, entitled “Posting at the Ponds,” began as a community service project for the students but quickly becam

Photo of two couples. These Ashby Ponds priority list members enjoy invitations to special events, including birthday wine and cheese celebrations.

Since last month’s opening of Ashby Ponds’ tenth residence building, Cherry Blossom Square, priority list membership at the sought-after Loudoun County, Va., community is blossoming too.